Readers Services

Readers Services

1. Collection Services

TIPRC collects and offers access to resources related to Taiwan indigenous peoples. By providing Chinese and English language publications, periodicals, gray literature, as well as audio-visual materials, TIPRC aims to meet the needs of readers interested in issues concerning indigenous peoples.

To ensure that all users can have the access to all the resources, all the collections are not for circulation and may not be taken out according to its premise. Studying areas and photocopying facilities are provided in the center.
Opening hours :
08:00 - 18:00 (Mon-Fri)
09:00 - 17:00 (Sat)
Closed on Sundays

TIPRC is also closed on national holidays and the last Wednesday of each month.

2. Scanning Printing and Photocopying Facilities

To exactly replicate copies of various collection materials, especially artworks, illustrations and maps, TIPRC provides copying equipment. Besides, scanning service is provided as well.
TIPRC is equipped with two photocopy machines for printing and copying services. The one set next to the online catalogue area is a multi-function machine capable of color printing and photocopying. The other copying machine is placed at the end of studying area. Users need to purchase pre-paid copy cards before using the copy machine and to follow the regulation of Intellectual Property Rights.

3. Wireless Internet Services

Wireless internet service is provided throughout the center. On-line service registration is required at the information desk in order to get a set of account number and password before logging into the NTU Network System.

4. Online Catalog

TIPRC has online catalogue, in which you can search for certain collections, use online databases read e-books.

5. Multimedia Services

TIPRC collects a wide range of audio-visual materials related to Taiwan and world indigenous peoples. There are four individual audio-visual cubicles provided, each of which can accommodate up to three people at a time, and public viewing space with the capacity of 20 people is also provided. To use the audio-visual material, readers need to borrow it from the staff at the information desk with their library cards.

6. Virtual Tour

TIPRC provide “Virtual Tour” for remote readers. The tour includes information about TIPRC’s history, goals, layout and facilities.
To start the tour:

7. Seamless Information Services

National Taiwan University Library (NTU Library) contains more than 4 million collections, includes 600,000 electronic journals, e-books and more than 400 databases platforms. Through the collaboration with NTU library, TIPRC can provide the public with an extensive range of resources related to indigenous and Taiwan studies. All the TIPRC readers can use the library cards to enter NTU library in order to look for further resources.